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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    What is Climate and How is it Changing?

    This student based resource is a great introductin to the basics of climate change at a secondary level. Scientific concepts and past and current trends related to climate change are explored and explained.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    What Is Energy?

    Energy is the capacity to make things move. Energy is available in two forms, kinetic and potential. Kinetic is active and found in heat, light, sound and motion. Potential energy is stored in coal, batteries or food, for example. In...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Water Issues

    What is Global Warming?

    A brief and informative description of Climate Change by 14 year old Alec Loorz. Loorz discusses the impacts of fossil fuels, our society’s dependence on them and resulting consequences.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    What Size is your Footprint?

    This is a Student Reading 2 from "Climate Change: Connections & Solutions" for grades 9 to 12. Students will learn about the process of calculating a carbon footprint. Footprints of various countries will be compared in...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Where Do You Get Your Energy?

    In this activity, students will trace their personal energy supply to its sources.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Where's the Drip?

    Leaks waste water and cost money. One small drip from a leaky faucet can waste 30 litres or more of water everyday. A leaking toilet can waste three bathtubs of water a day. Talking to a custodian or parent can easily get the problem...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Life Skills, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Renewable Energy

    Why Solar?

    This video discusses the benefits of solar power and renewable energy. Tor Allen of Solar Schoolhouse [Rahus Institute] explores these topics with an introduction to the Solar Schoolhouse Primer.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Wind Energy

    A series of videos that discuss wind turbine structures, the conversion of wind energy into electricity, and various forms of wind energy generation.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    WWF-Canada's National Sweater Day

    National Sweater Day (February 6, 2014): This online resource will help teachers celebrate National Sweater Day in their classrooms. Teaching prompts, strategies, projects and activity ideas are designed to help students...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, French
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    Zero Footprint Youth Calculator

    This resource allows students to calculate their carbon footprints by looking at transportation, food, energy use, home and school and waste.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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